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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OFF SHORE ON LAKE HURON

WAVES ARE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT IS THE AVERAGE OF
THE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM.

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE...29.80 INCHES...WILL SETTLE OVER THE
GREAT LAKES REGION TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. LOW
PRESSURE...29.30 INCHES...WILL THEN PUSH IN FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS
INTO MICHIGAN TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THURSDAY AND INTO
THE WEEKEND...HIGHER PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK INTO THE REGION...AND
IS EXPECTED TO HOLD STEADY AT 29.90 INCHES.

LHZ361-362-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
340 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
340 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
340 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-240915-
MAFOR 2322/
HURON NORTH 12216 11316 11206 14200. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 11100 12200 11100 12200 11100 11800. SCATTERED
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

$$

SF

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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